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electrophoresis

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noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of electrophoresis

  1. :  the movement of suspended particles through a medium (as paper or gel) under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension

electrophorese play \-ˈrēs, -ˈrēz\ transitive verb
electrophoretic play \-ˈre-tik\ adjective
electrophoretically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of electrophoresis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

electrophoresis

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noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of electrophoresis

plural electrophoreses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the movement of suspended particles through a fluid or gel under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension—called also cataphoresis

electrophoretic \-ˈret-ik\play adjective
electrophoretically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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